Invited Speakers

Prof. Bok-Min Goi, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
Vice President (Internationalisation and Academic Development)
Senior Professor, Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science

Bok-Min Goi received his B.Eng degree from University of Malaya (UM) in 1998, and the M.Eng.Sc and PhD degrees from Multimedia University (MMU), Malaysia in 2002 and 2006, respectively. He is now the Vice President and a senior professor in the Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR), Malaysia. Ir. Prof. Goi was also the General Chair for ProvSec 2010 and CANS 2010, Honored Chair for ISPEC 2019, Programme Chair for IEEE-STUDENT 2012 , Cryptology 2014-2016, ICDSP 2019-2022 and the TPC members for many crypto/security conferences. He was elected as Fellow of the ASEAN Academy of Engineering & Technology (AAET) and Academy of Science Malaysia Fellow on 2015 and 2018, respectively. His research interests include cryptology, security protocols, information security & biometrics, digital watermarking, computer networking and embedded systems design. Prof. Goi is a senior member of the IEEE and corporate member of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM).

Prof. Dayang Norhayati Abang Jawawi, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

She is a professor at the School of Computing, Faculty of Engineering, UTM. She received her B.Sc. in Software Engineering from Sheffield Hallam University, UK, and her M.Sc. and Ph.D. in the field of Software Engineering from UTM. She has served as an academic administrator at UTM, since 2009 and currently she is Associate Chair (Academic and Student Development) at School of Computing, Faculty of Engineering, UTM. Her research areas are software engineering and computing education. Most of her research projects are focused to the domain of educational robotics, computational thinking, healthcare system and real-time embedded system application.


Prof. Dr. Shamim Akhter, Stamford University Bangladesh, Bangladesh

Dr. Shamim Akhter was born in Nijpara Village, Jaldhaka Thana, Nilphamari District, Bangladesh in 1978. He is a Professor of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at Stamford University Bangladesh.
He obtained his undergraduate degree from American International University of Bangladesh, in 2001, the master's degree from Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, in 2005 and the Ph.D. degree in information processing from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, in 2009. After brief spells as a Research Associate at the Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, he was assigned to the Department of Computer Science at American International University of Bangladesh in October 2005 as an Assistant Professor. He served as a JSPS postdoctoral fellow at the National Institute of Informatics, Japan and as a Visiting Researcher at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan from 2009 to 2011. He was re-appointed to the Department of Computer Science at American International University of Bangladesh in 2011 as a head/director of the graduate program. He also served as a contact faculty at Thompson Rivers University (TRU), CANADA in 2013. He was promoted to full Professor in 2019 and then became the director of IQAC and the chairperson of Computer Science and Engineering Department of Bangladesh Army University of Science and Technology (BAUST), Saidpur, Bangladesh.
Dr. Akhter has written a book and more than 60 other articles. His research interests include the use of AI and machine intelligence tools in the CSP domain, exploring data science strategies for business models and their analytics, IoT and embedded-based solutions for IR4 constraints, evolutionary algorithms with a focus on their communication and distribution issues, parallel or distributed processing, data distribution, and optimization and etc. His researches were exclusively funded by the Thai-Government, ICT division of Bangladesh, Global COE Program, @ TokyoTECH, Japan and JSPS, Japan.
He joined IEEE in 2008 and has been a senior member since 2012. During his 21-year career, he worked on the program committee, as a reviewer, as a session chair, and as an organizer for more than twenty IEEE conferences. He participated in a number of R10 regional award distribution events, seminars, and workshops as a volunteer. He worked as Editorial board member and reviewer for different recognized International Journals including IEEE Access, IEEE Transaction on Evolutionary Computation, World Academy of Science Engineering and Technology (WASET), Soft Computing and etc.


Prof. Mohamed Bahaj, University Hassan 1st Faculty of Sciences & Technologies Settat Morocco, Morocco

Prof. Mohamed Bahaj is a Full Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Sciences from the University Hassan 1st Faculty of Sciences & Technologies Settat Morocco. He has published over 110 peer-reviewed papers. His research interests focus on Machine Learning, Software Engineering, Business Intelligence, Lean management, E-Learning, Big Data Analysis, Intelligent Systems, Ontologies Engineering, and Scientific Computing.
He served as a reviewer at many reputed journals of Elsevier. He was Editor of many proceedings conferences.
He has supervised several PhD theses in Computers Sciences & in Applied Mathematics. He chaired many international conferences (Indexed Scopus, Web of Sciences, Springer). He also attended a series of workshops, seminars and discussion forums for Academic Development on Software and research. He has supervised PhD projects.